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Welcome to the city that is home to one of worlds’ few remaining working royal palaces.
London is one of the most visited cities in the world and there is always something for everyone no matter what your interests are and without getting bored or at a loss for what to do. More often than not, these sites are usually free to explore. Lovers of history would find an abundance of British history here in London. From the Tower of London to Westminster Abbey, to Big Ben to Buckingham palace and the Windsor Castle, history buffs would find history everywhere. Visit the Windsor Castle and walk through almost 1000 years of royal history with an audio tour by Prince Charles himself. Marvel at the Waterloo chamber, built to celebrate the victory at the Battle of Waterloo and has what is thought to be the largest seamless carpet in existence.
Visit the Buckingham palace, open for tour every summer and see the lavishly furnished state rooms as well as treasures such as paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude; sculptures by Canova and Chantrey, and exquisite Sevres porcelain. You could also see the New Guard exchange duty with the Old Guard at the Changing Guard Ceremony outside the palace around 10:45 am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
London is an exciting city where arts and entertainment is born. With always busy theatres, the National Gallery (one of the top art museums in the world) and the West End Theatre District, truly is a city of vibrant ideas and imagination. You can also visit the London Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum. Harry Porter fans can take a studio tour of the Warner Brother’s Studio to get a behind-the-scene look of the creation of the Harry Potter movie.
Close to the Convent Garden, you’ll find the Royal Opera House, the London Transport Museum and the Convent Garden market, which is home to the shops and restaurants of Long Acre and other adjacent streets, those of Neal’s Yard and Seven Dials, as well as the Central Square and its street performers
Perhaps the best way to see most of the amazing sights of London is to go on the traditional, double-decker tour of the city.